Krijn Keukens

Krijn Keukens is a Clairfort partner and a lawyer specialising in Company law and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Before this he worked in medium-sized to large law firms and served as senior legal counsel to Endemol Shine for many years.

Krijn is a specialist in the field of mergers, acquisitions, management buy-outs and private equity transactions. In addition, he is involved in the provision of company law advice. Krijn has extensive experience overseeing national and international transactions in various sectors.

He provides advice to both buyers and sellers. He is particularly interested in transactions involving private equity parties “coming on board” family businesses. Because Krijn is intimately familiar with both worlds, he is well-placed to make the contacts that are usually required for this type of transaction.

Krijn’s approach is facilitative with the aim of achieving the best possible outcome for his clients quickly and effectively.

Track Record M&A

The overview below shows a selection of recent transactions in which Krijn was involved.

ING Corporate Investments, the investment branch of ING Bank, a Dutch bank, has acquired a minority stake in the Nunner Logistics Group. Nunner Logistics Group is a Dutch group that designs, develops, integrates, markets and operates advanced logistics solutions. ING Corporate Investments, part of ING Wholesale Banking, is a risk-bearing capital provider active in the mid-market and larger corporate segments in Europe.

Year: 2019

Amerborgh International, a Dutch investment company focused on cultural enterprises, through its subsidiary Amerart, has acquired 95% of the shares of the Vrije Academie. The Vrije Academie is active in cultural and art education and is based in Amsterdam.

Year: 2019

VINCI Energies Netherlands, a company active in the infrastructure, industry, service sector and ICT, has acquired Bosman Bedrijven from its shareholders. Bosman Bedrijven, founded in 1959, is a knowledge & project management company that leverages an integrated approach of electrical, mechanical & sanitary engineering for building installations and maintenance.

Year: 2019

Volkswagen Leasing, an automotive company, and PGA, a Dutch motor vehicle dealer, have acquired Autohaas Groep, consisting of autoleasing companies Autolease Beheer and XLEasy, and Jamacad, consisting of Jamacad Apeldoorn, Diecar Vastgoed and Benzicar from Jamacad Beheer

Year: 2018

US company Protective Industries acquires Loven Special Products, engaged in dip molded products, from its shareholders

Year: 2018

Engineering and project management consultancy Royal Haskoning acquires advising company Ynformed, specialized in the field of data science..

Year: 2018

Belgian plastic production company Plastigi acquires Zweva Engineering, a Dutch designer and supplier of plastic packaging for underground use. Zweva Engineering has an estimated revenue of below EUR 2 million.

Year: 2018

Singel Uitgevers has agreed to acquire Querido Kind from WPG Uitgevers. Querido Kind publishes children’s books in the Benelux

Year: 2018

Solvo, an online health information platform, has acquired e-Health 88, a partner- and service provider in the healthcare domain.

Year: 2018

Draaijer Groep, the holding company above companies like draaijer+partners, acquires Laanbroek Schoeman, a company that advices on accomodation and organization.

Year: 2018

A.S.F. Fischer, an importer, wholesaler and concept developer of fasteners, acquires all the shares of InterDynamics Salesgroup from its shareholders. InterDynamics Salesgroup offers a complete array of diamond-based tools including diamond blades & drills, machines and related accessories to the professional user. With this acquisition, Fischer expands its operations to specialised diamond-based equipment.

Year: 2017

KPN, a mobile and fixed line telecommunications and broadband services provider, acquires all the shares in QSight IT from Holland Venture, an independent equity firm in the Netherlands. QSight IT is the Dutch entity in the field of cybersecurity and cloud consultancy, its position was strengthened through a merger with Sparked and InSpark has emerged as Microsoft Cloud specialists in the Netherlands. The acquisition is in line with KPN’s strategy to grow its security and public cloud consultancy business and further strengthens its position as security services provider in the Netherlands.

Year: 2017

SKG-IKOB acquires all the shares in BRIS from SBRCURnet. BRIS provides web-based programs and mobile applications to the professionals for construction related laws and regulations. SKG-IKOB is the Dutch certification institution for the construction and real estate sector. With this acquisition, SKG-IKOB strengthens its position as an independent knowledge institute in construction.

Year: 2017

ICT service providers, Inovativ from Amstelveen and Sparked from Amsterdam, join forces and continue together under a new name: InSpark. Both companies deliver cloud services and are Microsoft Gold Partners. With this merger, both companies will accelerate growth and provide their customers with more experience and expertise.

Year: 2017

Van Dam, a subsidiary of Gorgé Netherlands has acquired Hoekstra Suwald. Hoekstra installs and maintains solar collectors, wind turbines and mono digestors in the Northern part of the Netherlands and Ireland. Gorgé Netherlands is mostly active in fossil fuel industry (oil & gas) and nuclear business. Van Dam provides architectural outfitting solutions for the oil and gas industry. With this acquisition, Gorgé Netherlands will be able to offer more products and services to its clients and will increase the capability to develop new technologies.

Year: 2017

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